[Samba] default idmap is rid backend

Marc Muehlfeld mmuehlfeld at samba.org
Sun Jul 23 17:50:20 UTC 2017

Hi Chris,

Am 23.07.2017 um 18:49 schrieb Chris via samba:
> on a Samba 4.3.8 member server the
> idmap config *:backend = rid
> The documentation states you shouldn't do that.
> Nevertheless, the server seems to be working fine. Do I have to expect any
> consecutive faults?

Yes. That's why our docs say that using "rid" as default back end is not

Incorrect ID mappings caused a lot of support requests. That's why Samba
4.6 and later won't start in such cases. See:


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